A Global Mindset: Student Mental Health at Minerva University
In the first story of our winter Quarterly, we focus on Minerva University, where students participate in a total immersion program operating in seven major cities around the world. The merit-based, need-blind university has an innovative pedagogy aimed at revolutionizing higher education to focus on knowledge gain in areas that will equip students to lead on a global stage. So how do you establish a mental health program that accommodates exceptional students at one of the most innovative schools in the world? Minerva President Teri Cannon and head of counseling services, Will Meek, tell the story of how a combination of flexible programming and an inclusive environment accommodate the unique mental health needs of tomorrow’s global leaders.